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Niantic’s Pikmin Bloom is rolling out globally starting today

Pikmin Bloom, the next game from Pokémon Go creator Niantic, is starting its global rollout today. The developer says that the app — which is billed as a joint project with Nintendo — “will be available on the App Store and Google Play over the coming days.” The rollout will start with Australia and Singapore before gradually hitting the rest of the world. The new Pikmin was first announced in Mar...

Pikmin Bloom hands-on: a cute app that tries to make walking a little more magical

There’s something strangely satisfying about leaving a trail of colorful flowers in your wake as you explore a neighborhood. It’s also one of the main hooks of Pikmin Bloom, the next release from the creator of Pokémon Go, and another app designed to get you moving in the real world. I’ve been able to play the game for the past few days, and while it’s less of a game than Pokémon Go, it definitely...

WhatsApp’s iPhone-to-Android chat transfer is now available on Pixels and new phones

Google announced that WhatsApp’s chat history migration feature to bring your messages from iPhones to Android is now available on “all Pixel phones” and that it’ll “become available on new smartphones that launch with Android 12.” The feature was already available for Samsung phones but will make the experience of switching from iOS to Android easier, as you won’t have to give up your messaging h...

Google Stadia tries something new: a free 30-minute game trial

Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service is still coming up with new ways to attract gamers, and it’s finally trying one that we’ve suggested for years: free time-limited trials of entire games, so you can see whether it’s for you. As 9to5Google reports, you can now hop on over to Stadia, sign in with your Google account, and be playing a 30-minute free trial of Hello Engineer just by following this l...

White House sets climate spending at up to $555 billion

Passing legislation would help Biden make good on his pledge to cut U.S. planet-warming emissions 50 to 52 percent below 2005 levels this decade. While the climate total is less than the $600 billion in Democrats’ original $3.5 trillion plan, it comes at a crucial moment for Biden, who is eager to demonstrate U.S. leadership on climate change. Democrats have worried that the U.S. delegation ...

Arsenal vs Leeds preview, team news, betting tips & prediction

Arsenal will look to book their place in the next round of the League Cup with a win over Leeds United this week.  The two sides will meet on the 26th of October at 19:45 pm BST. Arsenal have shown impressive form over the last six matches and they will fancy their chances of picking up a win at home. Meanwhile, Leeds are coming into this game on the back of a defeat and a draw in their last ...

Chelsea vs Southampton preview, team news, betting tips & prediction

Chelsea will look to book their place in the next round of the League Cup with a win over Southampton this week.  The two sides will meet on the 26th of October at 19:45 pm BST. Chelsea are in red hot form right now and they are coming into this game on the back of a 7-0 win over Norwich City in the Premier League. Southampton were held to a 2-2 draw against Burnley in their last outing. Chel...

AC Milan vs Torino live stream, preview, team news & prediction

AC Milan will look to continue their impressive start to the season with a win over Torino in Serie A during the midweek.  Watch and bet on AC Milan vs Torino live on Tuesday, October 26th, 19:45 pm (BST) at bet365>livestreaming>football. Milan have started the season really well and they are second in the league table. Despite their struggles in the Champions League, they have bee...

Manchester City linked with £29m player from Chelsea

Manchester City are interested in signing Chelsea centre-back Antonio Rudiger, according to reports.  The 28-year-old’s current contract at Stamford Bridge is set to expire at the end of this season, having penned a five-year deal in 2017.   The speculation about his future in London is increasing as the Blues haven’t been able to agree a new contract with the German yet.  Acco...

Primary Wave Signs Expansive Deal With Luther Vandross Estate

As a multi-hyphenate musical talent who worked in the industry as a background singer, artist, producer and writer for over three decades, Vandross’s new deal with Primary Wave includes cuts of publishing and master recording income from his production work for Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, and Dionne Warwick. The deal also includes many of his top tracks from his own artist career, including...

New Bill in Congress Would Empower Indie Artists to Negotiate for Better Streaming Rates

“Through the pandemic, streaming services became even more indispensable, allowing us to enjoy the music we love, even when live performances were shut down. But with the exponentially increasing market power of a few tech platforms, the voices of independent musicians are getting harder to hear,” said Deutch in a statement. “By empowering a more diverse chorus of voices to ...

What’s Your Favorite Elton John Collaboration? Vote!

When Elton John had to pause his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour back in March 2020 because of the COVID pandemic, his original plan to retire and tour was diverted. What resulted, however, was a one-of-a-kind collection of collaborations titled The Lockdown Sessions (released Oct. 22) that allowed John the ability to work with legends like Stevie Wonder, Brandi Carlile, Stevie Nicks and Ed...